NOTE: This recall was previously announced independently on January 9, 2019 by the firm due to the government furlough.
The turkey fryer spout can leak oil, posing a fire hazard.
This recall involves the Academy Sports + Outdoors Outdoor Gourmet Turkey Keg which is a turkey fryer made of stainless steel and powered by propane. The fryer, including the legs, measures 34 inches high by 17 inches wide. The item number is 157826 and is located on a label on one of the four legs.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Outdoor Gourmet Turkey Keg and return it to any Academy Sports + Outdoors store for a full refund and a $50 Academy gift card.
Academy Sports + Outdoors has received two reports of a Turkey Keg leaking. No injuries or property damage have been reported.
Academy Sports + Outdoors stores and online at www.academy.com from October 2018 through December 2018 for about $150.
Shinerich Industrial, Ltd., of Shenzhen China
Academy, Ltd. d/b/a Academy Sports + Outdoors, of Katy, Texas
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